Month: May 2016

Society offers Bursary to young members

Society offers Bursary to young members

The biennial Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth conference takes place this year from the 31st of October to the 4th of November in Singapore. The title for this, the 27th conference, is  “Agriculture at the crossroads: bridging the rural-urban divide” and will bring representatives from over 50 leading national and regional agricultural show societies, agricultural associations and research bodies working in 20 Commonwealth countries.

With the East of England Agricultural Societies renewed focus on supporting young people through out the agri-food industry, through the Cultiv8 group, the trustees are pleased to announce that the Society is offering two members of the Society, who are also Cultiv8 participants, travel bursaries to attend the pre conference Next Generation Forum and the Commonwealth Agricultural Conference.

Invitations are welcome from those aged between 18 and 40 who are actively involved in the farming, food or allied industries. Further information about the application process and the bursary is available here.

Further information about the RASC can be found here.

Further information about the 2016 conference can be found here.

Should you have any questions about the conference or the bursary application process please contact William Haire at the society office on 01733234451 or

Completed applications must be returned by Monday the 6th of July 2016.

Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening

Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening

The East of England Agricultural Society cordially invites you to join us for:

Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening
By Kind permission of Mr & Mrs David Reynolds

3rd June 2016 at 7pm

The Elms, Pytchley, Northamptonshire, NN14 1EW

Tickets £10/head

In celebration of 50 years based at the East of England Showground, the East of England Agricultural Society are re-instating the Cheese and Wine evening, an event that was highly anticipated on the Society social calendar in years gone by. The event will be taking place at The Elms by kind permission of Mr David Reynolds, the Agricultural Society’s new president.
Keeping the business within the county, the wine will be provided by Amps Fine Wines of Oundle, Northamptonshire and will be complimented by Cheese from St Giles Cheese of Northampton.

To book please download the booking form here 

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